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one health approach

One Health approach: a symphony of effort … a health exigency worldwide

The One Health Initiative’s Dr Bruce Kaplan calls for a worldwide fully-fledged institutional implementation of the One Health approach as envisioned and embraced by many realistic visionary advocates.
Harnessing data for better cancer care

Harnessing data for better cancer care

Eduardo Pisani, CEO of All.can International, discusses the cancer organisation’s recently-published landmark report entitled Harnessing data for better cancer care.
science and technology

UK government announces UK science and technology ambitions

Boris Johnson has announced the government’s new strategy for turning the United Kingdom into a global superpower of science and technology.
cardiac surgery

Robot-assisted cardiac surgery protects human operator health

A novel robot has potentially changed the landscape of future cardiac surgery, mitigating fatigue and radiation exposure for human operators.
predictive model

Combatting pandemics with Artificial Intelligence-based predictive model

Scientists have developed an innovative predictive model that employs AI to calculate the likelihood of viruses spreading from animals.
language recovery

Predicting language recovery using computer simulations

Researchers at Boston University (BU) have used computer simulations of the brain to predict language recovery in stroke survivors.
Utilising machine learning to enhance foetal heart defect detection

Utilising machine learning to enhance foetal heart defect detection

Researchers have developed a method to double doctor’s accuracy in detecting foetal heart defects in utero using machine learning.
human brain

Studying the human brain with non-invasive fluorescence microscopy

Researchers have established a novel non-invasive method for studying the human brain using fluorescence microscopy.
brain function

Interaction of proteins found to be vital to brain function

Novel research has indicated that the intricate relationship of proteins is critical to brain function, such as information processing.
x-rays

Microscopic chip-based device improving the modulation of x-rays

A new neoteric microscopic chip-based device has enhanced the modulation of x-rays, potentially evolving an array of modern applications.
smart lampposts

Tackling the COVID-19 pandemic through smart lampposts

The transmission of COVID-19 could be diminished by the utilisation of a novel generation of smart lampposts.
insulin therapy

A once-a-week insulin therapy may restructure Type 2 diabetes treatment

A new clinical trial has suggested that a novel once-a-week insulin therapy could replace conventional Type 2 diabetes treatment.
AMBRA1

Discovery of AMBRA1 enzyme may help cancer treatment

New research suggests a novel enzyme called AMBRA1 that has eluded scientists for over 25 years may revolutionise cancer treatment.
superfund sites

Living in proximity to superfund sites may lower life expectancy

New research suggests that residing in close proximity to a hazardous waste or superfund site may lower life expectancy by a year.
Detecting carpal tunnel syndrome with a smartphone application

Detecting carpal tunnel syndrome with a smartphone application

A Japanese research group has developed a smartphone application that can be used to screen for carpal tunnel syndrome.
personalised neurological therapy

Intelligent graphene-based implant for personalised neurological therapy

INBRAIN Neuroelectronics, a Graphene Flagship spin-off, has developed an intelligent graphene-based neural implant for personalised neurological therapy in brain disorders. INBRAIN Neuroelectronics’ work lies at...
gene therapy treatment

Gene therapy innovation centre will lead to life-changing treatments

A new gene therapy innovation centre at the University of Sheffield is on track to advance scientific discoveries into treatment options for millions of patients with life-threatening diseases.
Stroke Action Plan for Europe

Stroke Action Plan for Europe rolls out

The European Stroke Organisation's Stroke Action Plan for Europe aims to provide better patient care and implement strategies to reduce risk.
bone defect treatment

Self-fitting scaffolds as an alternative for bone defect treatment

Melissa A Grunlan and her team have been developing and improving self-fitting SMP scaffolds for craniomaxillofacial bone defect treatment.
caused the COVID-19 outbreak

Climate change could have caused the COVID-19 outbreak

New research suggests that climate change could have driven the evolution of SARS-CoV-2 by forcing bats to migrate to new climates.

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